Related and similar to the purple prairie clover, but with white blooms! A nitrogen fixer that easily grown in dry soils. Drought resistant and can be slow to establish due to a taproot that can reach 5’ long.
Light: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry
Soil Type: Loam, Clay, Gravel
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Jun-Oct
Root Type: Taproot
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, and small butterflies. Hosts the dogface sulphur and Reakirt’s blue butterflies, and some smaller insects. Foliage is high in protein and often browsed by mammalian herbivores. Small mammals consume the seeds.